BIO 346 Human Biology (K. Kalthoff)

References to Topic 22: Human Population Growth


Easy Readings

Dasgupta P.S. (1995) Population, Poverty and the Local Environment. Scientific American Feb. 1995: 40-45.
Potts M. (2000) The unmet need for family planning. Scient. Amer. Jan. 2000: 88-93
Roberts L. (2011) 9 billion? Science 333: 540-543
Robey B., Rutstein S.O. and Morris L. (1993) The fertility decline in developing countries. Scientific American Dec. 1993: 60-67.

Intermediate Readings

Brown L.R. (Ed.) (1994) State of the World 1994. New York: W.W. Norton & Company.
Cohen J.E. (1995) How Many People Can the Earth Support? New York, Norton & Co.
Cohen J.E. (2003) Human population: The next half century. Science 302: 1172-1175
Daily G.C. and Ehrlich P.R. (1992) Population, sustainability, and Earth's carrying capacity. Bioscience 42 (10): 761-771.
Ehrlich P.A. and Ehrlich A.H. (1996) Betrayal of Science and Reason. New York: Addison Wesley.
Ehrlich P.A., Ehrlich A.H., and Daily G.C. (1995) The Stork and the Plow: The Equity Answer to the Human Dilemma. New York, Putnam's
Feeney G. (1994) Fertility Decline in East Asia. Science 266: 1518-1523.
Murdoch W. (1980) Poverty of Nations. Johns Hopkins.

Advanced Readings

Cohen J.E. (1995) Population Growth and Earth's Human Carrying Capacity. Science 269:341-346.
Gleeson T. et al. (2012) Water balance of global aquifers revealed by groundwater footprint. Nature 488: 197-200
Myrskyla M., Kohler H.-P. and Billary F.C. (2009) Advances in development reverse fertility declines. Nature 460: 741
Talwar G.P., Singh O; Pal R., Chatterjee N., Sahai P., Dhall K., Kaur J., Das S.K., Suri S., Buckshee K., Saraya L., and Saxena B.N. (1994) A vaccine that prevents pregnancy in women. Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. USA. 91: 8532-8536.


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